HM Treasury

George Osborne

Election concerns likely to colour the Budget

Despite the tendency for pre-election Budgets to be dull, George Osborne may still spring a surprise or two next week

12 Mar 2014

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Treasury Committee criticises government tax targets

Tax targets set by the government are criticised by the Treasury Select Committee after yield targets from Swiss deal are badly missed

11 Mar 2014

George Osborne

More austerity as Treasury faces £20bn black hole

Office for Budget Responsibility economic models find £20bn shortfall

07 Mar 2014

CBI calls for carbon tax freeze

Tax freezes in the upcoming Budget will aid UK companies' competitiveness, claims the CBI

03 Mar 2014

UK steps up tax fight against offshore account holders

HMRC launches offshore crackdown campaign, as G20 steps up co-ordination in tax information sharing accord

24 Feb 2014

Tax exemption for Commonwealth Games

Income tax exemptions to be put in place for international athletes

18 Feb 2014

Firms united in LLP taxation concern

Firms feel impotent over impending changes to taxation of LLPs

14 Feb 2014

LLP legislation will affect succession planning, warn firms

Proposed changes to the taxation of partnerships will affect firms' approach to succession planning, stakeholders tell Accountancy Age

12 Feb 2014

New LLP taxation laws will ‘decimate’ capital reserves, Lords told

Changes to the way partnerships are taxed could cause significant costs for firms, the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee hears

04 Feb 2014

Firms 'helpless' as new LLP tax guidance looms

Engaging with tax authorities key as end of LLPs consultation draws near, with professional services concerned rules will prove unreliable - despite warnings

29 Jan 2014

Treasury must watch over Royal Household finances

The Queen's household has dipped into its reserves, leaving it with a historically low fund, warns the Public Accounts Committee

28 Jan 2014

Tax avoiders to pay up while HMRC investigates schemes

HMRC is to confiscate disputed taxes while it investigates avoidance schemes, under Treasury plans

27 Jan 2014

Treasury criticises Hodge over PAC ‘grandstanding’

Treasury warns PAC rhetoric may discourage foreign investment in the UK

24 Jan 2014

HMRC reviews Bitcoin taxation rate

The rate at which e-currency Bitcoin is taxed is under review

22 Jan 2014

Government in review of non-doms’ dual contracts

Draft legislation drawn up to close tax loophole

17 Jan 2014

Finance Bill changes to affect farming mixed partnerships

Anti-avoidance legislation to be included in the Finance Bill 2014 will affect mixed partnership structures

14 Jan 2014

Cameron offers councils fracking tax boost

Councils will be permitted to keep all the business rates revenue gleaned from shale gas companies

13 Jan 2014

Government to make £200 tax cut per employee

The government is to wipe out up to £2,000 off employer's National Insurance

10 Jan 2014

PAC: Fraud and error tax losses ‘worryingly high’

Public Accounts Committee calls for better quality Whole Government Accounts

12 Dec 2013

Publisher Informa shifts tax base back to UK

Informa re-domiciles in the UK after four years in Switzerland

11 Dec 2013

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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